Posted 4/23/2008 3:22 PM (#4588) Subject: End of the World: Secret Miracle
Location: United Kingdom
The world will end, sometime, possibly. Possibly tomorrow, possibly in a zillion years time; big bang time; unless we are into steady state stuff, in which case, things just change; prophecies are intriguing.
Yet, outwith prophecy, we have the Now.
'Give ye no thought for the morrow' (JC, paraphrased).
We have our own gift of goodness in the Now-time, not even the dream-time. But it takes trust. Today I was eating an orange at a bus stop. I am old-ish, white man. It was a hectic bus stop in a place of mixed identities. A little Asian Indian girl suddenly appeared in the corner of my eye - maybe seven years ? I felt her longing for the orange I was eating. Looked up. She was with her young mother, and younger siblings. What to do ? I drifted over to mother and said, 'excuse me, ' she looked perplexed - why was this white man talking to her ... 'your daughter maybe looked like she wanted a piece of this orange... here .. ' she said 'oh yes, thank you ' ... the little ones readily took the fruit - it was a hot afternoon - I made sure to address mother rather than children so as not to appear a sexual predator - how difficlut life is these days - but the miracle for me happened. One day, learning still to be an Angel ...